Dog Friendly Activities in Fernandina Beach, FL

There are 7 dog friendly activities in Fernandina Beach. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Fernandina Beach.

Pet Friendly Amelia River Cruises & Charters
Amelia River Cruises & Charters Bring Fido to the Historic Fernandina waterfront to set sail with dog-friendly tour company Amelia River Cruises & Charters. Departing from Fernandina Beach, FL, visitors bringing dogs can choose from the Cumberland Island Tour, Beach Creek Tour, Family Friendly Sunset Cruise, and the Adults-Only Twilight BYOB Cruise. Kids Tours and a seasonal Eco-Shrimping Tour are also available. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for no additional fee. See Details
Pet Friendly Fort Clinch State Park
Fort Clinch State Park Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach, FL is pet friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on all of the hiking trails, nature trails, along the park drive, and in the camping areas at the park. One of the best parts of this state park is the six-mile trail around the fort and the surrounding wooded areas. Alternatively, you and Fido may enjoy the shorter hike, the Willow Pond Hiking Trail. This hike loops around a couple of pretty fresh water ponds. Unfortunately, pooches can't go inside any of the historic buildings on the site such as the fort, and dogs are not permitted on the boardwalk or beach. The is a small fee to enter the park. See Details
Main Beach Park Main Beach Park is a dog-friendly beachfront park in Fernandina Beach, FL. Fido is allowed to be off-leash for a game of frisbee on the grass or a picnic beneath a tall palm tree. The park gives direct access to the beach where you will need to re-attach Fido's leash before exploring the surf or sand. See Details
Peters Point Beachfront Park Leashed dogs are allowed on the beach at Peters Point Beachfront Park. The park features indoor/outdoor showers, picnic tables, and fishing access. See Details
Aurora's Dog Park at Nassau Humane Society Nassau Humane Society in Fernandina Beach, FL, invites Fido to their membership-based park called Aurora's Dog Park. Purchase of day pass or annual membership allows your pup entry to the 1.3-acre park which offers separate areas for small and large dogs. Features of the park include a bone-shaped pool, shaded areas, four bathing stations equipped with hot water, and plenty of bench seating for pet parents. All proceeds benefit the Nassau Humane Society. See Details
Fernandina Beach at North Beach Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at pet-friendly Fernandina Beach at North Beach Park on Amelia Island, located off of Florida's east coast in Fernandina Beach. As long as your pup is on a leash, they can join you as you wander on the sand and in the surf of this popular beach. Many other beaches are nearby and welcome leashed dogs as well. See Details
Mocama Beer Company Mocama Beer Company is a pet-friendly taproom a few blocks from the historic downtown of Fernandina Beach, FL. Stop by with your pup to enjoy a glass of beer or wine at an outdoor table. They offer live music, rotating food trucks and events on selected days. See Details
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park Commonly referred to as Hanna Park, Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park in Jacksonville welcomes leashed dogs throughout the year in the park and at the beach. This 450-acre area offers a water park, freshwater lake, pet-friendly campground, hiking and biking trails, one of Jacksonville's best surfing beaches and more. Most areas of the park are dog friendly. Fido must be on a leash at all times and cleaned up after. See Details
Ed Austin Dog Park Ed Austin Dog Park located in Jacksonville, FL, is a family sports venue and exercise complex. Follow the old golf cart trail for a 1.75 mile walk or take Fido to the 4 acre dog park for some exercise and socialization. See Details
Burney Park Pack a lunch, a towel and some sunscreen and head for a day at the beach! Burney Park in American Beach, FL is dog friendly and offers plenty of room for Fido to run along the sand and chase the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors to the park can also enjoy other outdoor activities like fishing and a picnic area. See Details
OceanWay Park OceanWay Park in Jacksonville, FL, is a shaded dog park that has separate fenced-in areas for large and small dogs. There is no water available, but there are plenty of trash cans and waste baggies for convenience. See Details
St. Johns River Ferry Fido will love feeling the wind in his fur aboard the St. Johns River Ferry in Atlantic Beach. Connecting Mayport Village and Fort George Island, the dog-friendly, car and passenger ferry departs every half hour. Dogs must remain in vehicles and pedestrians with dogs must stand in the back away from other passengers. See Details
Fort George Island Cultural State Park Fort George Island Cultural State Park is a pet-friendly recreational area in Jacksonville, FL. This historic area is located on the southernmost sea island and has harbored over 5,000 years of continuous human occupation. Bring Fido with you as you walk the historic grounds. Dogs are also permitted in The Ribault Club. See Details
Crooked River State Park Located on southern tip of Georgia's Colonial Coast in St. Mary's, dog-friendly Crooked River State Park is the perfect spot for enjoying the intracoastal waterway and maritime forest. Campsites are surrounded by palmettos and Spanish moss-draped oaks, while cottages are set near the tidal river. A boat ramp is popular with anglers who often take to the water before sunrise. Just down the road is the ferry to famous Cumberland Island National Seashore known for secluded beaches and wild horses. The park's nature trail winds through forest and salt marsh, and hikers may see gopher tortoises, fiddler crabs, herons and other birds. Dogs are allowed on all trails, but must be kept on a 6-ft max leash. Dogs are not permitted in or around historic sites, lodges, group camps, or swimming areas. See Details
Nassau Crossing Dog Park Nassau Crossing Dog Park is a place for Fido and friends to play in Yulee, FL. The park has nine agility obstacles for dogs of all sizes and abilities, leash posts, bench seating, waste stations and trash receptacles. A water fountain and misting fire hydrant allows energetic pups to stay cool and hydrated during their visit. See Details
Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park Dogs are allowed at Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park in Jacksonville, FL. The area is known for offering Longleaf Pine ecosystems of sandhill and scrubby flatwoods, basin swamps, and salt marsh creeks. Fido can join you on the pet-friendly hiking trails, picnic areas, paved park roads, parking lots, and multi-use trails. Dogs are not allowed along the shoreline. See Details
Big Talbot Island State Park Big Talbot Island State Park is a pet-friendly island off the northeast coast of Jacksonville, FL. There's a huge variety of scenery to take in on the island and the best way to do this is on one of the many trails. You can also relax at one of the picnic areas on the island. Dogs are not allowed on the beaches. See Details
Little Talbot Island State Park Dogs are welcome at Little Talbot Island State Park in Jacksonville, FL, one of Florida's last remaining undeveloped barrier islands. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the pet-friendly nature trails, hiking trails, paved roads, parking lots, campground, pavilions and picnic areas. One of the most popular trails is the Dune Ridge Trail Loop, winding four miles through dunes and marshes. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted on beaches or in the waters around the island. This rule is to protect the wildlife in the area. See Details
Tommy Casey Memorial Dog Park Tommy Casey Memorial Dog Park is a spacious, completely fenced, off-leash dog park in St. Marys, GA. There's a spigot so you can give your dog fresh water, a nice agility course to try out, benches for the humans, and plenty of trees. There are also a couple trash receptacles, but there aren't always waste bags available, so make sure to bring your own. See Details
Petro Travel Center Conveniently located alongside I-95 in Kingsland, GA, is pet-friendly gas station Petro Travel Center. Fido can be walked on the grassy area by the entrance on East King Avenue and a pet waste station is provided. Inside the Petro Travel Center travelers will find a fast food outlet, gifts and to-go items, a FedEx Drop Box and Amazon Hub Locker. See Details